As first responders the Flatwoods Fire Department is charged with protecting lives and property in the City of Flatwoods Kentucky during fires, disasters, and any emergency situation as required. Our goal is to improve public safety through fire prevention, investigation and education programs. Being a volunteer fire department drives us to be dedicated, educated, and proactive. Our citizens depend on us and we will not waver when the need arises.
A commitment to the objectives of our mission is an essential part of our code of conduct. The faithful observance of duty calls for us to fulfill our obligations professionally and honestly.
Courage is the foundation of our character. Bravery is the ability to overcome fear through fortitude, instinct, compassion for others and training.
The enormous commitment necessary to perform the Department's tasks requires excellence of character. We inspire each other through pride in our unit, which is a belief that every action reflects on all the members of the unit, both past and present.